Falls Avenue Resort

  • Senior Corporate Accountant

    Department
    Finance
    Operating Business
    Accounting & Finance
    Job Status Type
    Current Opportunity
  • Overview

    At Falls Avenue Resort, we serve the international tourist and conference market, with a mission of delivering the maximum number of memorable experiences to our guests in the most efficient and focused manner.

     

    Falls Avenue Resort is Niagara Falls’ largest hospitality and entertainment complex, which owns and operates a wide variety of hotels, restaurants, retail stores and attractions representing world-class brands such as Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Hard Rock Café, Rainforest Café and Hershey just to name a few.

     

    It’s our employees that make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit can turn possibilities into success. If you are interested in being part of a growing and faced paced organization where you can influence and impact results, have a positive attitude and professional approach, and are passionate about what you do, then Falls Avenue Resort may be the place for you.

     

    The primary role of the Senior Corporate Accountant is to provide support in areas of financial reporting, analytical support, and on-going process improvement. Other responsibilities include back-up support for other finance roles, preparing account reconciliations, and other projects as required.

    The preferred candidate will be someone with excellent technical accounting knowledge, strong Microsoft Excel skills, solid communication skills, and an impeccable work ethic.

    The position reports to the Assistant Controller.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare and post journal entries and prepare periodic cheque requisitions with appropriate supporting documentation.
    • Prepare monthly financial statements within assigned deadlines.
    • Analyze month-end expenses in comparison to budget and prior periods with accurate and relevant explanations.
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Identify internal control issues, recommend improvements, and assist with developing and documenting new control policies and procedures.
    • Identifying opportunities to realize efficiencies, increase revenues and/or reduce costs.
    • Assist with preparing the annual budget and supporting the year-end audit.
    • Driving the year-end process including necessary working papers and communications with external accountants.
    • Provide financial analysis to support operational and finance objectives.
    • Provide support to other team members as required.
    • Provide back-up duties for other finance roles.
    • Directing and assisting finance team members as required.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • University graduate with a major in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or related area.
    • A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience working in an accounting department, with responsibility for preparing monthly financial statements.
    • Pursuing an accounting designation would be an asset.
    • Experience working with Hotels and the Hospitality Industry would be an asset.
    • Experience working with Accpac/Sage 300 software would be an asset.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), with advanced expertise in MS Excel (look-ups, pivot tables).
    • Strong attention to detail, analytical, and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Proven ability to support and work with operations staff and assist other team members.
    • High energy level and able to quickly respond to changing work volumes/tasks.
    • Must be located within a reasonable commutable distance.

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